International bestselling author Kristin Harmel has showcased her gift for sharing stories of ordinary women doing extraordinary things in her bestselling novels The Room on Rue Amelie, the #1 international bestselling The Winemaker’s Wife, and a dozen other bestselling novels . Marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, Harmel takes readers back to France for an unforgettable story of a woman who risks her life to help hundreds of Jewish children flee the Nazis in The Book of Lost Names. Kristin has been a reporter for People Magazine for over a decade, while also writing articles for Travel + Leisure, Glamour, Ladies’ Home Journal, American Baby, Men’s Health, and Woman’s Day. Kristin was also a frequent contributor to the national television morning show The Daily Buzz, and has appeared on Good Morning America and numerous local television morning shows.
Kristy Woodson Harvey is the USA Today bestselling author of six novels, including Feels Like Falling, and The Peachtree Bluff series. Her writing has appeared in numerous online and print publications including Southern Living, Traditional Home, USA Today, and O. Kristy is the winner of the Lucy Bramlette Patterson Award for Excellence in Creative Writing and a finalist for the Southern Book Prize. Her work has been optioned for film and television, and her books have received numerous accolades including Southern Living’s Most Anticipated Beach Reads, Parade’s Big Fiction Reads, and Entertainment Weekly’s Spring Reading Picks. Kristy is the co-creator and co-host of the weekly web show and podcast Friends & Fiction. She blogs with her mom Beth Woodson on Design Chic with over 450,000 followers.